Executive Compensation Consultant - Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MN at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 11/13/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2017

Job Description

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

We are a global HR solutions business transforming work – work experience, work place, and the work itself – for millions of people. We help our clients – complex, global organizations – solve their toughest talent and rewards challenges through advice, data and software. We are consultants. We are technologists. We are researchers. We are data people. We are trusted advisors and partners to our clients.

The Role

As an Executive Compensation Consultant, you will work beside some of the industry’s top consultants while you develop cutting edge technical knowledge and skills. 

You will partner with consultants and clients to design and implement Executive Compensation and incentive program strategies to attract, reward and retain executive talent. You will work directly with managers and executive leadership of large firms to evaluate and develop compensation and reward strategies that facilitate achievement of business and human capital strategies.

Performance Objectives:

Excellence

 

  • Deliver superior and consistent project management for multiple marquee clients

  • Draft statements of work, project plans and budgets involving multiple workflow streams and client teams

  • Serve as the day to day project lead, ensuring the progress of the team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality standards

  • Serve as a contact to clients on delivery of services

  • Manage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior Consultants

  • Develop diverse compensation structures, competitive base pay and incentive approaches that provide seamless delivery of global solutions for our clients

  • Collaborate and contribute to the development, design and implementation of executive compensation programs that include total rewards strategy, competitive benchmarking, annual and long-term incentive plan design, employment contract review, change-in-control agreements, overall competitive pay analysis and executive pay-for-performance alignment.

  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches

  • Continue to develop technical knowledge and skills in the area of Executive Compensation

 

Financial

  • Meet billable hour goals as described by manager

  • Directly contribute to clients’ success through applying your technical expertise

  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by supplying information for proposals

  • Support the generation of new business as part of the broader team

 

Clients/People

  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams to maximize ways to help our clients.

  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of projects

Job Requirements

The Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of compensation experience (preferably including some executive compensation experience) and a genuine interest in this field

  • Experience designing annual, equity, stock and other long and short term incentive programs

  • Creative, analytical and results-driven orientation, demonstrated through the ability to draw conclusions, themes, and trends from data analysis and communicate results effectively

  • Proven experience successfully managing multiple, multi-faceted projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget

  • An executive presence with polished and well developed communication skills

  • Experience making presentations to management

  • Proven ability to “sell” ideas and concepts to colleagues and upper management

  • Self-starter attitude and ability to work within ambiguity

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Enjoys training/mentoring junior staff

  • Working knowledge of Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word

  • An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree and professional certifications are highly desirable.



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Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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